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world cultures western africa
multiethnic
Hausa-Fulani
Youruba
Igbo
many ethnic groups within a countrys borders
Largest ethnic group in Nigeria (Countrysiders?)
Second largest ethnic group (urban)
Third largest ethnic group (rural)
multiethnic
many ethnic groups within a countrys borders
Hausa-Fulani
Largest ethnic group in Nigeria (Countrysiders?)
75 terms
World Cultures: Africa
Vast desert that separates northern an…
Dry grasslands of Africa
Term for Africa south of the Sahara
Sea that borders northern Africa
the Sahara
savannas
sub-Saharan
the Mediterranean
Vast desert that separates northern an…
the Sahara
Dry grasslands of Africa
savannas
58 terms
World Cultures Africa 1
Waterfalls and Rapids
Kalahari
Griots
Tetse fly
these made river navigation impossible to and from the Coast.
Large southern desert in Africa, home of the san people.
Storytellers who orally share the history and literature of a…
African insect that carries sleeping sickness. Can kill peopl…
Waterfalls and Rapids
these made river navigation impossible to and from the Coast.
Kalahari
Large southern desert in Africa, home of the san people.
30 terms
World Cultures: Africa Vocab
tribe
clan
savanna
animism
A synonym for ethnicity. A group with common culture that is…
A group of families that are related even distantly.
dry, grassy plains in central and Southern Africa
the belief that all things have a spirit
tribe
A synonym for ethnicity. A group with common culture that is…
clan
A group of families that are related even distantly.
59 terms
World cultures Africa
Physical Geography
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
2nd largest continent in the world in size
large desert region most often connected to south west asia
largest desert in the world (3.5 million square miles)
process of how a area slowly transforms into a desert
Physical Geography
2nd largest continent in the world in size
North Africa
large desert region most often connected to south west asia
50 terms
World Cultures Africa
Physical Geography
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
Second largest continent in both size and population
Large desert area that has a lot in common with southwest Asi…
Largest desert in the world
Process of how a grassland area slowly transforms to a desert
Physical Geography
Second largest continent in both size and population
North Africa
Large desert area that has a lot in common with southwest Asi…
17 terms
World Cultures Africa Terms
Rainforest
savanna
desert
ebola
A tropical forest, usually of tall, densely growing, broad-le…
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
A contagious viral disease originating in Africa. It is trans…
Rainforest
A tropical forest, usually of tall, densely growing, broad-le…
savanna
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
14 terms
World Cultures- Africa Unit
Escarpment
Canopy
Deforestation
Ecotourism
A steep, jagged cliff
The tops of the highest trees that form an umbrella-like cove…
The widespread clearing of forest land
The touring of a place without causing harm to the environment
Escarpment
A steep, jagged cliff
Canopy
The tops of the highest trees that form an umbrella-like cove…
17 terms
Africa Vocabulary (World Cultures)
Escarpment
Cataract
Hydroelectric Power
Tropics
Steep cliff
Large waterfall
Energy produced by moving water
Area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
Escarpment
Steep cliff
Cataract
Large waterfall
24 terms
World Cultures - Africa
Desertification
Great rift valley
Mt. Kilimanjaro
Trade winds
the process by which an area becomes a desert (often through…
...
highest mountain in. Africa, located in Tanzania
winds that blow consistently in one direction
Desertification
the process by which an area becomes a desert (often through…
Great rift valley
...
65 terms
World Cultures: Africa
erg
Sahara desert
Interahamwe
Ethnic Divisions
sand dunes
largest desert in the world
Hutu civilian militia
Belgium's put the tutsi in charge.
erg
sand dunes
Sahara desert
largest desert in the world
45 terms
WORLD CULTURES - SOUTH AFRICA
Where did the dutch establish a base?
To raise crops and cattle for sailors…
Afrikaners
Around 1800
the Cape of Good Hope
Why did the dutch settle at the Cape of Good Hope?
White africans of dutch heritage
When did the British gain control of Cape colony?
Where did the dutch establish a base?
the Cape of Good Hope
To raise crops and cattle for sailors…
Why did the dutch settle at the Cape of Good Hope?
32 terms
World Cultures Africa Vocabulary
Lineage
Stateless Societies
Patrilineal
Matrilineal
Group of people descended from a common ancestor
Societies without a central government
Tracing ancestry through the father
Tracing ancestry through the mother
Lineage
Group of people descended from a common ancestor
Stateless Societies
Societies without a central government
41 terms
World Cultures Chapter 7 (Africa) Atteberry
Traders who led the camel caravans
He doubled the size of the kingdom of…
A group of people that based their eco…
Groups of independent villages organiz…
Berbers
Mansa Musa
Bantu
Stateless societies
Traders who led the camel caravans
Berbers
He doubled the size of the kingdom of…
Mansa Musa
37 terms
World cultures Africa
plateau
Nile River
Great rift valley
sahara desert
area of flat raised land covering much of interior in Africa
longest river in the world
divergent plate boundary creating a region of lakes and valleys
the largest hot desert in the world
plateau
area of flat raised land covering much of interior in Africa
Nile River
longest river in the world
5 terms
World Cultures south Africa
Apartheid
inequality
Nelson Mandela
Invictus
time of racial segregation in south Africa
when people in one group has more rights and opportunity than…
A person in south Africa that ended Apartheid when he became…
A poem by William Ernest Henley that means unconquerable. Nel…
Apartheid
time of racial segregation in south Africa
inequality
when people in one group has more rights and opportunity than…
World Cultures Central Africa
Chad
Central African Repulbic
Cameroon
Gabon
N'Djamena
Bangui
Yaounde
Libreville
Chad
N'Djamena
Central African Repulbic
Bangui
11 terms
WORLD CULTURES Intro to Africa
Geography of Africa
What percentage of Africa is desert?
How do Historians Study Africa?
Kush
Africa is split into three major regions- North, Sahara Deser…
40%
• Oral histories or oral tradition- Griots (story tellers) ... •…
EAST AFRICAN KINGDOM • In 671 B.C. the Assyrians bring Iron W…
Geography of Africa
Africa is split into three major regions- North, Sahara Deser…
What percentage of Africa is desert?
40%
32 terms
World Cultures Africa Unit
Consensus
Community Property
Patriarchal
Matriarchal
Agreement by everyone
Property owned by everyone
Males have more power
Females have more power
Consensus
Agreement by everyone
Community Property
Property owned by everyone
54 terms
World Cultures: Africa capitals
Algeria
Tunisis
Libya
Egypt
Algiers
Tunis
Tripoli
Cairo
Algeria
Algiers
Tunisis
Tunis
20 terms
World Cultures Africa vocab
Traditional
Indigenous
Traditional/Indigenous cultures
Contact
Old-fashioned
Original, native, the first ones
The time the original people of an area lived their old-fashi…
Meeting, communicating
Traditional
Old-fashioned
Indigenous
Original, native, the first ones
Africa Vocab - World Cultures
Animism
Apartheid
Epidemic
Gender-based Division of Labor
Belief that things likes plants, inanimate objects, and anima…
Former social system in South Africa in which black people an…
Something that affects a large number of individuals within a…
Having different genders perform separate labor tasks
Animism
Belief that things likes plants, inanimate objects, and anima…
Apartheid
Former social system in South Africa in which black people an…
32 terms
World Cultures Africa
4 major climate zones
Substance farmer
kush
pharaoh
mirror images of each other. tropical wet, tropical wet and d…
someone who produces enough resources for themselves and thei…
monarchy, worshiped Egyptian god named Amun, didn't worship k…
king of Egypt
4 major climate zones
mirror images of each other. tropical wet, tropical wet and d…
Substance farmer
someone who produces enough resources for themselves and thei…
30 terms
World Cultures Africa Unit
Congo Basin
Great Rift Valley
escarpment
tropical rainforest climate
dip in a plateau
What diverging tectonic plates created
deep cliffs that divide plateaus from the coast
very rainy, hot and humid
Congo Basin
dip in a plateau
Great Rift Valley
What diverging tectonic plates created
19 terms
World Cultures (Africa Unit)
Nonalignment
Apartheide
F.W. Deklerk
Sir Desmond Tutu
Term for not choicing a side in the Cold war
Policy of rigid separation of the races
This man was white man that ended Apartheide
Man was opponent of Apartheide and violence and won a Nobel P…
Nonalignment
Term for not choicing a side in the Cold war
Apartheide
Policy of rigid separation of the races
31 terms
World Cultures Africa
Congo Basin
Great Rift Valley
Escarpment
Tropical Rainforest
Bowl-shaped terrain in Western Africa
A valley that is surrounded by mountains in Eastern Africa
Cliff on the edge of a plateau
Hot, humid, very rainy
Congo Basin
Bowl-shaped terrain in Western Africa
Great Rift Valley
A valley that is surrounded by mountains in Eastern Africa
30 terms
World Cultures Africa
congo basin
great rift valley
escarpment
tropical rain forest climate
a dip in the land located in the west of africa
valley created by molten core and tectonic plates crashing in…
rocky ledge or cliff
hot and wet all year tends to be kind or hot
congo basin
a dip in the land located in the west of africa
great rift valley
valley created by molten core and tectonic plates crashing in…
31 terms
World Cultures Africa Unit
Congo Basin
Great Rift Valley
escarpment
tropical rainforest climate
dip in a plateau
...
deep cliffs that divide plateaus from the coast
...
Congo Basin
dip in a plateau
Great Rift Valley
...
60 terms
World Cultures - Africa
Nile River Valley
Resevoir
Maghreb
Sahara Desert
location for the first civilization within Africa
a place to store water
western most region of the Arab world
largest desert in the world (3.5 million sq. miles)
Nile River Valley
location for the first civilization within Africa
Resevoir
a place to store water
World Cultures: Africa Vocab
Congo Basin
Great Rift Valley
Escarpments
Tropical Rainforest Climate
Ball shaped land... Farther you go from equator, drier it is... But…
Volcanoes, Mountains, Escarpments... Because of tectonic plates…
Cliffs
Humid, hot, rainy
Congo Basin
Ball shaped land... Farther you go from equator, drier it is... But…
Great Rift Valley
Volcanoes, Mountains, Escarpments... Because of tectonic plates…
167 terms
World Cultures: Africa
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Hamada
Erg
Large desert region most often connected to Southwest Asia
Largest true desert in the world (Just over 3.5 million squar…
Dry, rock hard ground
Sand dunes in the desert
North Africa
Large desert region most often connected to Southwest Asia
Sahara Desert
Largest true desert in the world (Just over 3.5 million squar…
15 terms
Africa - World Cultures
Sahara Desert
Nile River
Sahel
Savanna
Largest desert in the world; years can pass without rain and…
Lifeling of Africa; it provides water for dry soil and fertil…
Transition between African Savannah and Sahara, just south of…
Grassland with scattered trees; two seasons a dry summer and…
Sahara Desert
Largest desert in the world; years can pass without rain and…
Nile River
Lifeling of Africa; it provides water for dry soil and fertil…
47 terms
World Cultures AFRICA
Escarpments
Cataracts
Cape of Good Hope
Cape Baboons
found on the edges of continents, these steep plateaus are of…
towering waterfalls in Africa that come off of the plateaus a…
south west tip of the continents of Africa, this has been an…
belonging to the Monkey family- they have lived in this regio…
Escarpments
found on the edges of continents, these steep plateaus are of…
Cataracts
towering waterfalls in Africa that come off of the plateaus a…
61 terms
World Cultures Africa
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
Hamada
Large desert region EX: desert, oil and Islam
Largest desert in the world ( 3.5 million sq miles)
process when a grassland transforms into a desert
rock hard ground of the desert
North Africa
Large desert region EX: desert, oil and Islam
Sahara Desert
Largest desert in the world ( 3.5 million sq miles)
147 terms
World Cultures Africa
Sahara
3 parts of a desert
Hamada
Erg
Largest desert in the world
hamada, erg, and oasis
Dry, hard surface of a desert
The area of wind-swept sand (sand dunes)
Sahara
Largest desert in the world
3 parts of a desert
hamada, erg, and oasis
94 terms
World Cultures: Africa
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
Hamada
Large desert region most often connected to Southwest Asia
Largest true desert in the world (Just over 3.5 million squar…
The process of how a grassland region slowly transforms into…
Dry, rock hard ground
North Africa
Large desert region most often connected to Southwest Asia
Sahara Desert
Largest true desert in the world (Just over 3.5 million squar…
16 terms
World Cultures Africa Vocab
Wadi
Hieroglyphics
Nomad
Bedouin
in the desert, a steambed that is dry except during a heavy r…
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
a member of a wandering pastoral people
member of the nomadic desert people of north Africa and south…
Wadi
in the desert, a steambed that is dry except during a heavy r…
Hieroglyphics
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
45 terms
World Cultures Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
Hamada
Erg
Largest desert in the world (3.5 million square miles)
Process of how an area slowly transforms into a desert
Dry rock hard ground of a desert (color- red)
Sand dunes or sandy part of a desert
Sahara Desert
Largest desert in the world (3.5 million square miles)
Desertification
Process of how an area slowly transforms into a desert
116 terms
World Cultures AFRICA
Desertification
Hamada
Erg
Oasis
Process of a grassland region transforming into a desert over…
Dry, rock-hard ground
Sand dunes
Place of water and plant life within a desert
Desertification
Process of a grassland region transforming into a desert over…
Hamada
Dry, rock-hard ground
Africa Notes: World Cultures
Physical Geography for Africa
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
Second largest in size
It's a large desert region often connected to southwest Asia
Largest desert in the world
How an area slowly transformed into a desert
Physical Geography for Africa
Second largest in size
North Africa
It's a large desert region often connected to southwest Asia
50 terms
World Cultures Africa
Physical Geography
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
2nd largest continent in size
Large dessert region most connected to sw asia
Largest dessert in the world
process of how an area slowly transforms into a dessert
Physical Geography
2nd largest continent in size
North Africa
Large dessert region most connected to sw asia
16 terms
World Cultures South Africa
Population Registration Act
Group Areas Act
Black Consolidation Act
Promotion of Bantu Self-Government Act
Classified and registered all citizens by race
Assigned racial groups to different residential areas
Blacks need to qualify to live in white metro areas
Allowed tribal lands to be changed into independent states an…
Population Registration Act
Classified and registered all citizens by race
Group Areas Act
Assigned racial groups to different residential areas
23 terms
World Cultures Africa
Africa
North Africa
Sahara
Desertification
The largest Continent in both population and size.
A large desert area that has a lot in common with southwest A…
The largest desert in the world
The process of how a grassland transforms into a desert.
Africa
The largest Continent in both population and size.
North Africa
A large desert area that has a lot in common with southwest A…
9 terms
World cultures South Africa
SAIC
PAC
ANC
Nelson mandela
Peaceful protests
Some violence, also recognized effectiveness of peace.
Very violent. But also used some peaceful resistance Four pil…
South African President, member of ANC
SAIC
Peaceful protests
PAC
Some violence, also recognized effectiveness of peace.
41 terms
Africa World Cultures
sahel
Agriculture Revolution
Nile River
Cataracts
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Farming methods advanced, greater population, food supplies i…
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
Clouding of the natural lens as old cells die, leads to blurr…
sahel
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Agriculture Revolution
Farming methods advanced, greater population, food supplies i…
16 terms
World Cultures Africa Vocab
Wadi
Hieroglyphics
Nomad
Bedouin
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
a member of a wandering pastoral people
member of the nomadic desert people of North Africa and South…
Wadi
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
Hieroglyphics
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
13 terms
world cultures africa
Rainforest Climate
Savanna Climate
Desert Climate
Mediterranean Climate
Humid and hot year round with high annual rainfall
Two distinct wet and dry seasons dry is usually in the winter
hot and dry with little to no rainfall
warm wet winters and calm,hot, and dry summers
Rainforest Climate
Humid and hot year round with high annual rainfall
Savanna Climate
Two distinct wet and dry seasons dry is usually in the winter
17 terms
World Cultures Africa Vocabulary
Rainforest
Savanna
Desert
Ebola
Forests that are extremely humid and wet and they have consta…
A hot and dry grassland with a few shrubs and scattered isola…
An extremely dry and arid area of land that is also extremely…
A very deadly virus that is extremely devastating and contagi…
Rainforest
Forests that are extremely humid and wet and they have consta…
Savanna
A hot and dry grassland with a few shrubs and scattered isola…
16 terms
World Cultures Africa Vocabulary
Grassland(noun)
Acacia Trees(noun)
Oasis(noun)
Caravan(noun)
Farmland dominated with grass
Type of species for shrubs and trees
A spot in the desert where you can find water
People traveling in packs crossing deserts to go to either No…
Grassland(noun)
Farmland dominated with grass
Acacia Trees(noun)
Type of species for shrubs and trees
16 terms
World Cultures Africa Vocab
Wadi
Hieroglyphics
Nomad
Bedouin
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
a member of a wandering pastoral people
member of the nomadic desert people of North Africa and South…
Wadi
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
Hieroglyphics
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
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